What is it about?
To have an impact it is important that workers' creative ideas are adopted by their supervisor. We developed a new scale that measures: how much 1. the supervisor is open to a worker's creative ideas, 2. the supervisor selects these ideas for implementation, and 3. these ideas are actually implemented.
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Why is it important?
Idea adoption is the link that connects creativity (idea generation) with innovation (idea implementation). This link is crucial for understanding innovation processes, but has received very little research attention yet.
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This page is a summary of: Supervisor Idea Adoption Scale: Construction, reliability, and initial validity evidence., Psychology of Aesthetics Creativity and the Arts, June 2019, American Psychological Association (APA), DOI: 10.1037/aca0000267.
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